PT Month: Moving Better Thanks to Physical Therapy

The last day of Physical Therapy month happens to be Halloween, and what’s scarier than a bunch of ghosts and ghouls? How about not even being able to enjoy fun holidays because normal movement has become too difficult or painful! The good news is…

PT Month: Treating Your TMJ (TMD)

If you have pain in your jaw, clicking or popping in your jaw, facial swelling, or other symptoms, you may be dealing with TMD – temporomandibular joint disorder. Commonly known as TMJ, this is a common, and treatable, condition. Most people first think of…

PT Month: Improving Your Life with Physical Therapy

Chances are that you likely never thought about physical therapy unless you had an acute injury, were dealing with some chronic movement problem, or had another urgent need that brought you to the PT’s door. October is National Physical Therapy Month, and a great…

PT Month: Knee Pain & What it Might Mean

Knee pain isn’t just for football players you watch every Sunday night, or for your favorite young soccer player. Your knee is a vital joint that doesn’t get enough credit for carrying a lot of your body’s workload – until something goes wrong. Here…

PT Month: Injured? Physical Therapy Should be Your First Stop

There’s nothing worse than the fear, pain, and uncertainty after injury. Many people turn to friends, family, and (of course) the all-knowing internet for answers; however, this often brings more questions than answers and causes more anxiety. Unless you’re well-versed in anatomical knowledge, are…

PT Month: Youth Sports & Injury Risk

As the popularity of youth-sports continues to grow, more and more student athletes and young players find themselves pigeon-holed into one sport. Gone are the days of playing football or soccer in the fall, basketball in the winter, and track in the spring. Today’s…

PT Month: Move More for a Healthier Life

Welcome to #NationalPhysicalTherapyMonth! October puts a spotlight on physical therapy, physical therapists, and the ways that PT can benefit your life. In an article on their site ChoosePT.com, APTA cites the stat that 80% of American adults and adolescents don’t get enough physical activity….